Monday Apr 29
Flooding causes M-28 closure
The Ontonagon County Road Commission will be closing a stretch of M-28 at 2 p.m. on Monday due to flooding in the Ontonagon River's south fork, near Ewen.
12-27-1904: The Worst Storm in Years
A howling snowstorm began over the western Upper Peninsula early on the morning of December 27, 1904 "and raged with unabated fury for more than thirty hours." The snow, driven before a wind that gusted at times to 60 miles an hour, piled "in great banks that were a sight to behold." Drifts in Ironwood were estimated at 12 to 15 feet deep after the ... (more)
Man who allegedly pointed gun at wife waives preliminary hearing
An Ewen man who, according to authorities, pointed a handgun at his wife during a dispute waived his preliminary hearing in Ontonagon District Court Tuesday.